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Artist, critic · MFA (Art Education), MA (Art History)

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Mylly (Centre for Creative Industries, Kuopio) got new working space from Syrjälä, behind the Harjula primary care hospital. So thus got I too, on the first floor across from a grove. The high window in the middle is mine for now.

 

I am working on my exhibition FOOD FOR EYES that will open in April in Gallery Loop in Lapinlahti, Helsinki. It continues with the themes of my exhibition Of Harvest and Smoke SaunaFierce weather incidents are these times trying both the nature and people around the world. Drought is destroying food plants, while wildfires, floods and storms are tormenting people. To my exhibition I am making reliefs and wall installations from dried fruits and vegetables as well as from fluids.

 

In honor of Minna Canth's 175-year jubilee I am organizing an environmental community artwork on the courtyard of Kanttila building for summer 2019. The Kanttila Face Book will be made of images and plants.

The environmental artwork is a continuation to the MORE BEANS! garden, from which the book Kristiina Korpela & Anna-Maria Heikkinen: Muistikuvia Minna Canthin pihalta ja puutarhasta (Images from Minna Canth's Yard and Garden, in Finnish) was published (Minerva Kustannus Oy 2007).

 

My video work Plastic Sea is present in the reboot web exhibition by the Photography and Media Art Association Valmed ry.